Chapter 21

Chapter 21 - Chapter 21 The Rise of Progressivism A number...

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Chapter 21 The Rise of Progressivism A number of groups started to lay the groundwork for progressivism in the nineteenth century. The new middle class was interested in efficiency and a safe form of society. The Challenge to Social Darwinism A new theory of pragmatism, an idea had to be socially proven. Society needed to be improved. Women and Social Justice Women were excluded from trade unions and all fraternal organizations Women started to create a host of new women’s club, like the Women’s Christian Temperance Union to enforce sobriety and protect the home. The entire labor crisis came to a crossroads during the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in downtown New York. Flames were coming out of the top of the three floors and because bad coding over forty-seven women feel to their deaths. The accident led to the creation of the New York State Factory Commission The Muckrakers A small army of investigative reports whose were idealistic and were also
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